Siok Sian Dorji
Siok Sian (Pek-)Dorji believes that as a small landlocked country in a global world, Bhutan’s identity lies in its ability to share its own stories. She has been telling Bhutan’s stories through news and magazine articles and documentaries in an effort to record the country’s rich culture, identity and its journey to modernity. Siok Sian is the founder-director of the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy, and has been supporting training for creative non-fiction writing, micro-documentaries and multimedia storytelling in Bhutan. She is a co-director of the Mountain Echoes literary festival.